22-year-old man shot and killed on Delong Road, homicide investigation underway

Posted at 9:16 AM, Aug 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-02 17:22:50-04

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man was shot and killed early Monday morning, and now a homicide investigation is underway to investigate his death.

The man was found unresponsive along Delong Road between Armstrong Mill Road and Colliver Lane by someone driving to work. Police say they have no idea how he died or how he got there. Delong Road was briefly shut down as police investigated what happened.

The Fayette County Coroner's Office says 22-year-old Jamar Patterson Jr. died from a gunshot wound. His manner of death has been ruled as a homicide.

It's unclear if there are any suspects in the shooting. Police are still investigating what happened.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to contact Lexington Police by calling (859) 258-3600. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Bluegrass Crime Stoppers by calling (859) 253-2020, online, or through the P3 tips app.